tv Eyewitness News Sunday Morning ABC September 20, 2015 6:00am-8:00am EDT
enjoy the rest of your weekend. and breaking news at 6:00 a.m. today. a violent night in brooklyn has left two people dead and an elderly man in critical condition. the nypd is looking for this man after a hit-and-run in the bronx. police say it may have been intentional. a busy day for pope francis as his first full day of cuba gets underway. the first order of business a
mass followed by a meeting with raul castro. the u.s.-cuba relations. you're looking live at lower manhattan. thank you for joining us on on this sunday, september 20th. still dark outside, but it's going to be a wonderful end to the weekend. >> it's not too bad at all no. checking in now with amy freeze to see what is going on with the weather today. good morning, amy. a few clouds, and it turns into a niece september day. temperatures are easy to take, and it's 73 right now. such a beautiful afternoon, and we had a lot of sunshine. temperatures really above average. the front has come through the area, and right now,
for the northern counties, but mid-60s for the suburbs. 71 for islip and montauk as well. here's the visibility right now, around a mile, not as quite socked in as we were yesterday, but still, we will have low-lying fog early on. the highs across the area, shy of 810 dries. north winds up to 20 miles an hour. the refreshing air mass is in place for the next few days. playing for the afternoon, high of 79 in new york city. we will talk about temperatures and the next chance of rain for the accuweather forecast. >> we are following breaking
two people shot in the head and a third in the hospital fighting for his life. kristin thorne has the latest details. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, rob. an active scene here. cops are walking around, canvassing the area, and as you mentioned, two people shot fatally, and we know that they have taken one person in for questioning, and it happened around 2:00 this morning inside of the raymond ingersoll housing. the shooting was not in the building, just along the complex. two pronounced dead at the scene, and 576-year-old man taken to the hospital in critical condition. i just spoke to a young man who live in the comet plex, and he said it's dangerous around here. >> something happened thereupon
with the shoot, and now i guess if came here. >> reporter: you concerned about this. >> of course. i have a kid, and you can't go outside. >> reporter: again, no arrests have been made. police said they have taken one person in for questioning. kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> kristin, thank you. new this morning, police are searching for the person who shot and killed someone in newark. the person fired the fatal shot in the parking lot of a laundromat around 8:30 yesterday afternoon. police have not released the identity of the victim, and one no one has been arrested yet. a man was shot inside of a gun range in new jersey. police say the shooting was around 7:30 last night at the range in randolph.
eventually a car was towed out of the parking lot. there's no threat to the surrounding community. in upper manhattan a man pled streets. police tried to pull over a white van in morningside highs, and the van ended up hitting another car in sugar hill two suspects were taken into custody no one was hurt during the chase. police thought the suspectings had a gun, but no weapon has been recovered. new details for the hit-and- run driver overnight. joseph galgo intentionally hit a man yesterday afternoon. the 26-year-old victim and the driver got into an argument earlier in the day. the driver had a black ford taurus when he hit the victim
and simply took off, leaving him critically hurt. the suspect in the freeway shootings in arizona claim that police have the wrong guy. police say merritt shot four of the vehicles. police have evidence linking him to just four of the eleven shootings. >> i'm the wrong guy. that. my give up has been in the pawnshop for the last 2 months, weapon. bopped. he said he cannot pay the bill add -- bond. he said he cannot pay the bill adding he has two children to
>> i have been saying florida strait is is the same as what the berlin wall was for pope john paul. >> reporter: cubans and americans who have traveled here are eager to see how far he can go. >> the winds have changed that john paul brought here, continuing with pope benedict, and now with pope francis, positive changes are being felt. >> that was sandra bookman reporting. meanwhile here in new york city, people are preparing for the big traffic headaches that come we vents like this barricades are coming up all over. the streets around st. path trick's cathedral, the 9/11 museum, and madson square garden will be shut down. >> i'm atrade.
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6:12, welcome back. and this morning we are getting a look at the damage caused by a tornado in western missouri. several homes were damaged when it touched down with 100-mile an hour winds there were minor injuries, and most campers went into the concrete bathrooms they usually have to avoid the worst of the storm. >> just obliterated. >> you can see the foundations of the homes, and you want to
part of the area as possible and sometimes it means a ditch. >> a basement, right? >> a basement if you have it, of course. tubs are good places because they are sturdy structures, but it's crazy to see what it can do in a short amount of time. >> you're doing good for the 17 viewers on parascope. >> i was a little flustered, but beautiful weather yesterday. more of the same today? >> do we get extra after this? >> i'm talking to my agent after this. >> reporter: yesterday was beautiful. muggy. temperatures feeling like summer. the last official weekend of summer, but the front that came through overnight, it's actually going to help us
transition to the fall-like feel to close out the weekend. the front has brought cooler air coo to the north. the clouds will give away to sunshine. it's fine in manhattan, but that's not the case around manhattan. south jersey, the jersey shore with limited visibility this morning, and that's the issue until 9:00 or 10:00. we have a beautiful afternoon ahead for us. sunrise officially at 6:40 this morning and right now, danbury, 72. and stanford, good morning for you as well. newark at 72, and we are warm yesterday afternoon, feeling good, and some of the warmth has been translated to the
moisture at the surface. low-lying clouds through belmar. that's a good deal of sunshine. temperatures into the upper 70sin afternoon, and that's significantly cooler. we can see the back edge of the clouds. not really worried about the weather. instead, let's get ready to enjoy the breezy beauty. a handful of degrees cooler, and refreshing north wind and that is what will make the difference for tomorrow. a reenforcing shot of cool air and it's a mix of sun and clouds with 75 for the high. we are near the seasonal averages. at 7:00, i think the hot el initializes very well.
barely a sprinkle. 10:00. tomorrow morning, we have a batch of clouds giving away to sunshine as well. clouds on monday night, and tuesday is a day dominated by cloud coverage before we roll into the weekend. wednesday, the first day of fall, not a lot to report in the form of rain. things are looking good. if you have plans for boating or beaching, it's looking good. waves up to a foot and the reminder the winds feel breezy at sames. 58 and so ever 10 degrees cooler, too. nice, free air-conditioning with the temperatures in the upper 50s. clouds give away to sunshine. very cool on tuesday. 73, and then we will warm
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>> you think the president is going to defend me? he's not. >> the way he handled the question about president obama has is shocking but not surprising. >> reporter: later donald trump was the guest at urbandale high school. >> would i consider putting a muslim american in my cabinet? absolutely no problem with that. jeb bush is taking his tailgate to university of south carolina. it was hosted by the college republicans, and bush continued
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guy in the nba. moses malone. >> it's 6:25 and time for sports with laura behnke. >> good morning, everyone. there's nothing quite like the subway series. there's plenty of meeting for the new york baseball teams. life. noah syndergaard on the field for the mets, cutting into trouble in the 1st. 3-0 yankees, and that turns out to be all they need. pineda allowed just 4 hits and 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and then the insurance inning in the 6th. that's the 2-run shot, and 5-0. well. justin wilson ends the threat. 5-0 the ended up tieing the series.
>> we were able to go out, score a lot of runs, but it didn't happen yesterday. >> reporter: as for the team the yankees are chasing. the bluejays hosting boston. the red sox scored 5 runs in the final frame, overcoming the the 2-1 deficit to get the come- from-behind win. the mets lost, but their magic number would still shrink. no such luck, bryce harper with the the mets' magic number still at 8. today could not come soon enough for the giants who will look to put the heart breaking loss in dallas behind them with the homeowner.
gang green is traveling to indy to face the colts. no one is taking andrew luck lightly. >> whether the home or on the road, they play well. they got stunned last weekend, and we expect a playoff team this monday night. >> just as he said, monday night football. it was the jets and the colts. you catch it on the kickoff at 8:30. that's your morning look at sports. i'm laura behnke, and we are back you tonight at 5. much more ahead on this sunday morning including a live look at the top stories. >> reporter: three people have been killed in an overnight shooting in brooklyn. i'm kristin thorne with details coming up. thank you, kristin, also ahead, three children burned after a boat explodes and bursts into flames. investigators trying to figure
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>> true. >> it's nice and green out there. >> in my mind, summer never [ laughter ] >> you know, i keep it alive right here. >> the waves keep coming on the shore, you know? >> spoken like a jersey girl, i all yearlong. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm toni yates, in for michelle charlesworth. i didn't say that earlier, but if you're following her on instagram, you can see she's having a good time off with her family in pennsylvania. >> amy freeze, no time off for her. she works 365 days a week.
tracking her now that you have taken up parascope. >> reporter: well, you're not the only ones who don't want to say good-bye to summer, but we call it wishcasting. today's temperature was 83 degrees, and it's a nice warmup already, and it's a head start to the temperatures. mid-50s, and no and around the city, long island, down the shore, in the 70s, and visibility for belmar and toms river, similar it will burn off quickly and not linger very long. up to westchester a few sprinkles going through, and you may get a few sprinkles. that's about it. this is the cold front moving through, and it's shifting our winds out of the north, and highs today, cooler by a handful of degrees.
the north winds could go up to 20 miles an hour. toni? >> amy, thank you. police are on the scene of a multiple people kill in the ingersol houses. >> reporter: a lot of detectives are still on scene continuing with their investigative work. we said two people died, and one was in critical condition. we learned the 76-year-old man has died from his injuries it happen at the raymond ingersoll houses it happen in the walkways around the complex, and we are told a man and 9-year-old man both shot in the head were pronounced dead at the scene. the 76-year-old man i was just telling you about, brought to methodist hospital, having been shot in the abdomen.
no arrests have been made. we are told by are questioning one person. live in downtown brooklyn, kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. kristin, thank you. hundreds of refugees made to the hungarian border, but hungary is accusing crotia of sending them into the border without the proper work done. a boat explosion left three children badly burned. a 3-year-old is in critical condition this morning at the hospital and an 8-year-old and 9-year-old were also hurt.
at the time of the blast. eyewitnesses heard a large boom and debris blew into the air. all five made it back to shore. a 22-year-old woman told detectives she was attacked on 125th street inest harlem. she was sleeping on the street when she awoke to the man sexually abusing her. in new jersey a41-year-old father and his 3-year-old son remain in critical condition after a near drowning incident. they were found at the bottom
the wing of a plane clipped a fence at jfk yesterday. virgin atlantic was forced to cancel the night. the airline got the passengers on other flights. a story that will get a lot of folks talking or talking more. this is stunning video out of stockton, california. a 16-year-old accused of jaywalking, an officer trying to restrain him, and the officer eventually pulled out his baton. >> the situation quickly escalated with more officers on the scene, and now the controversial incident is under investigation. neil carlinski with the story. >> i was thinking what have i done to you or what have i done wrong. >> reporter: the video begin with the officer struggling with the teenager. >> stop resisting.
hitting him in the face with the baton. what you don't say the police say is the teenager grabbing the officer's body cameras, refusing to cooperate with him while he was asked to move to the sidewalk while walking in the bus line. >> you pull out your baton, and you're hitting me. >> reporter: it comes when police officers are under microscope for a number of high profile excessive force here, eventually more officers arrive, put the ten on the ground, and arrest him. >> if people would just comply with the lawful order of a police officer and try not to grab our weapons or try to take them away, force would not to be used. >> so many incidents. >> let's just move on. people, discuss that in your
this is a -- you know a good it up of hot coffee, but that looks a lot better, and i would rather be there. >> i like how it's decorative and fall like. >> they have left it black and white in case you want to color the rest in. >> like a coloring book for the kids or for adults? >> and then the pumpkin flavors are out. >> it's officially fall when starbucks changes their cups. but this is artistic. will it feel fall-ish this week? >> tomorrow morning, it will be 10 degrees cooler overnight, and instead of the upper 60s and low 70s, like we did today it will be upper 50s, and i think that's going to get your attention, but that's not to say it's going to be chilly the rest of the week.
70s, and the first day of fall, 80 degrees in the forecast, and changes doesn't mean the weather cooperates all the way. we are seeing a change this morning with the cold front coming through. a couple of things happening. right now, the skies are looking good over manhattan. jersey, down the shore that won't last long, but temperatures are mild. winds have changed out of the north. currently 12 miles an hour, and the northerly winds with a refreshing dry air mass, up to 20 miles an hour. freezey at times, and the numbers on long island. 70 for massapequa and great neck, and closer in, the thick cloud coverage overnight, temperatures in the 70s. cooler for poughkeepsie, and monticello, currently at 54. visibility is limited, but still improving rapidly for belmar and toms river, where we have 2 and 5-mile visibility. and winds are coming out of the
and right now, 12 miles an hour for newburg and the hudson valley, and that's basically been the top wind people the breeze is picking up to 20 miles an hour through the afternoon. that's part of the refreshing air mass we are expecting, and the this is using a shower. a quick sprinkle, not much happening with that, and the front comes through, and very weak. we don't see rain in the coming days either, very calm and mild pattern, and that's into the first few days of fall. it's breezy, beautiful, and 79 today. temperatures are cooler tomorrow. we will start in the upper 70s, and 75 by the afternoon with clouds coming and going from time to time. it's one of those days tomorrow where the skies light up, clouds roll in, and then dim everything, and they light back up again. the futurecast front is
tomorrow morning a few clouds around, especially east, and then the clouds come and go throughout the day. tuesday looking like a mostly cloudy day, and we are socked in with clouds, and then wednesday is looking nice with temperatures back to 80 degrees. no major storms or soaking rains here, and things are looking nice as far as the skies go. the uv quality is good. index is at a 6, which is high. and ragweed and grasses are the main concern. it's a 7:05 game tonight. 8:05. i knew 1:05 wasn't right. good luck tonight if you're going to the game. it's going to be fantastic. you may need an extra layer because as the temperatures warm up, you may need the extra layer on the way home. the accuweather forecast, temperatures in the 70s through tuesday. wednesday, popping up to 80,
and the numbers are back down to the second half of the week to near average for this time of the year. calendars changing, and weather easing into the 70s for much of the week, but it's not going to be a snap like that. the cooler nights which we have at least a come of 50s in the extended forecast, that's what leads to the color changing. >> that's right. >> the trees changing, and it's chlorophyll. >> mother nature is being gent toll us. >> fall and spring are beautiful seasons, especially in new york, but this time of the year, i know what is coming. >> you don't like standing out in snowstorms. >> i detest it. no tv reporter standing out there, shivering, stating the obvious, no one likes that. >> you don't like telling them to stay off the road with the plows? >> we will delay it as long as possible. quick look at the calendar.
here you. go. the brooklyn book festival includes a lively book market, author readings, and panel discussions far fabulous day for the borough kings. on long island the 23rd italian festival features a full itinerary, crafts, children's confidents and food. head to the bronx for the fall island arts and crafts fair and indulge in fine art, jewelry, crafts, face painting, and. many the 9th annual get up and get moving health expo in queens promotes physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness. in the heart of victor january brooklyn, the frolic food, fair, and fun for the kids. >> the 46th annual african day
welcome back, everybody. a texas bakery is hoping to serve up a free slice of pie to a teenager who has had ups and downs over the last week. the pie shop was inspired by ahmed mohamed for their latest promotion. the 14-year-old was suspended for school after bringing in a clock that a teacher thought looked a lot like a bomb. the pie shop is offering 20% off to anyone who brings in a clock, and they are giving 20% of the profits to help s.t.e.m.
education and research. >> seeing the response the community has had, i think it gave everyone a lot more hope for the future. >> and excuse me, pardon me. the shop owners are not the only ones trying to make good out of his arrest, he has been invited to google, facebook, and the white house. 20% off if you bring in a clock, so hopefully flava flav does not go in that place. >> that would be off the clock. i'm so proud of that young man! a 9-year-old boy spent the day giving gifts instead of getting gifts. ethan flint said he wanted cash. he collected the money and presented a hand made check the local police department to pay for bullet-proof vests for the k-9 officers.
>> we needed to give back to a cause he believed in. >> i think it's outstanding the 9-year-old would think of that. that's special. >> everyone who donated, i wanted to say thank you to them. >> ethan raised nearly $1,300, putting a big dent in the money needed for the custom vests for police k-9s, and now he knows he can rest easy protecting the dogs that are protecting the community. >> very cool story. we like that. when we come back this morning, neighborhood eats, but first over to iowany for big dog sunday. what do you have? >> a very devine edition of big dog sunday. a lot of people want to see the pope, and some people really want to blend into the crowd. sebastian, i think you have a good chance for both. be on the best behavior, and your posture is looking great. thank you, grace for sending this in. the subway series, and we have
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in queens. >> it's called the aparatife, the drink you have before you eat. it's just off bell boulevard in bayside, and lauren glassberg tried it out. >> i feel like this belongs here, like this is what we have been missing, you know in bayside in my neighborhood. >> reporter: and so you will find her often eating the escargot. really escargot? yes! >> we have the casual eatery where you can get good quality food, good ambience, and more. >> reporter: julio owns four other restaurants, but this is his newest, housed in an old movie theater. >> to see our customers for 10 years ago and longer than that from other restaurants, that's
-- that's what keeps you going. he serves up the classic including fondue and creme bruele. he has one side here with hazelnuts rounded out with a hour issue radish sauce. >> it's elevated for if the neighborhood i think. you have a lot of pizza places and bars out here, but you could bring a date here, and >> there's something classy about it. i wouldn't expect it from this area. it's a nice getaway. >> we come here summable, and very happy to be received, and such a wonderful group of people and wonderful it's been great. >> reporter: lauren glassberg, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> number one, that food looks really great, and it
underscores the true diversity of new york city, and welcome to the french restaurant, here's your chef, julio! [ laughter ] >> you have to be quiet about that kind of stuff. >> that's what i'm talking about. police are investigating a everyone is saying, "hey! you gotta get fios!" but why? well, fios is a 100 percent fiber optic network, so you can get 100% out of all your devices. so whatever speed you need, fios has it with the fastest internet and wi-fi available, from 50 to 500 mbps.
driver who inventionally drove into his victim. preparations are underway for the pope's morning mass in cuba. good morning, a live picture back in our beautiful the city here in new york. the sun is up, and it's a mild september sunday. not bad at all. we are counting down to the end of summer, believe it or not. >> i'm not counting. >> you're not counting? >> no, i refuse to count! >> it's a mild day, making it easier to take. that's good. saturday, september 20s. thank you for being with us, everybody. i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. welcome to the 7:00 edition of eyewitness news sunday morning. good to have you here. >> good to have you back. michelle is enjoying her vaca. temperature right on for the last weekend of summer o officially is what we have got, and a cold front came through
the second half of the weekend. i think it's better the second half here, and we will have refreshing air coming in, and we are starting with clouds, but they don't last all day. 71degrees is where we will begin. a northerly wind, and a brisk wind actually through the morning hour, and while we have got 70s on the map and in and around the boroughs, i think you will notice the difference in the feel of the air when you get outdoors this morning. 60s for poughkeepsie and andover, and tomorrow night, temperature in the 50s in the city overnight. that's what the front is doing. the last one bringing a sprinkle or two to danbury, and that will clear out. we will see the back edge of the clouds already. through the afternoon; not only did the clouds clear, but nice, breezy conditions, through the amp, 74 by noon, and 79 degrees for the forecasted high compared to yesterday's 43. we will talk about the cool transition.
the last few days of summer rolling into the fall. toni? >> all righty amy. see you later. we are following breaking news as we said in brooklyn. three people are dead in an early morning shooting. >> police are trying to figure out who exactly opened fire. >> hi, rob and toni, police just brought in the mobile mobile crime scene unit, and as you mentioned, three people were shot here fatally, police are questioning one person, and it happened around 2:00 this morning inside of the raymond ingersoll houses in downtown brooklyn. we are told the shooting didn't happen actually in the buildings there but in the walkways inside of the complex. police say a 43-year-old man and 39-year-old man were both shot in the head, pronounced dead at the scene. a 76-year-old man was taken to
the hospital in critical condition, and he had been shot in the stomach, and he died a short time ago, and i spoke with the young man living in the complex, and he said it can be dangerous around here. >> something happened up there, and now it happened down here. >> reporter: are you concerned about this? >> of course. >> reporter: police have taken one person in for questioning, and we are live in downtown brooklyn this morning, kristin news. >> new details on the search for a hit-and-run driver in the banks. police released this picture of the suspect overnight. 25-year-old joseph gago intentionally hit a man yesterday afternoon. the 26-year-old victim and the driver got into an argument
the driver was behind the wheel of a black ford taurus when he hit the victim and took off, leaving the man critically hurt. also new this morning, police are searching for a killer after one person was shot in a parking lot in newark. investigators were on the scene last night after someone opened fire in the parking lot of a laundromat. it was open at the time. police have not released the identity of the victim, and no arrests have been made. also in new jersey, police are investigating the shooting of a man inside of a gun range, and the man's condition is unclear this morning. police say the shooting happened last night in randolph around 7:30. investigators eventually towed a car out of the parking lot. there's no threat to the surrounding community. rob? pope francis is on the road and making his way right here
to the u.s., but he will start his first full day in cuba with mass in havana's revolutionary plaza. this is a live look at the crowd gathering for hours there. we will try to get that live picture in a second when we can. he was greeted by raul castro. the pope has never been to cuba or america. two huge firsts of his term. he will sit down with president castro before finishing the day. thousands will be at the mass, which is underway right now. pope francis spoke out about the refugee crisis. he told the journalists about his experience meeting with a syrian family being hosted by the vatican, and he said he could literally see the pain
and anguish on their faces, and he told reporters to build little bridges on the road to world peace. meanwhile in our neck of the woods in new york city, people are preparing for the monster, monster traffic headaches that come with these big events and visits. bomb barriers, barricades, and no parking signs are popping up all across manhattan. streets will be closed around several key sights the pope will be visiting including the 9/11 memorial a school in east harlem, central park, and madison square garden. >> you're not going to be able to move. >> this is going to be a mad house. >> i'm afraid. the traffic could be crazy. pope francis will also go to the united nations, and that crew is in town as well.
world leaders in assembly, they will see tremendous amounts of security. if you don't have to be in manhattan on friday, don't come! eyewitness news is your go-to source for everything on the pope's visit, and that's both on air and online. the schedule, the road closures, and changes to mass transit, all of it you can find on our website, abc7ny.com/pope. we are going to love this and get through it just fine. coming up next on eyewitness news sunday morning, crews are battling a massive wild fire out in california,
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welcome back. this morning some families are being allowed back into their homes and neighborhoods after a devastating wild fire in northern california. the number of homes destroyed by the fire doubled as they took the count as officials were able to make it across the area across the 100 square miles of charred land, and some of the houses are completely just gone, and that fire broke out more than a week ago, and it's now nearly 70% contained, but it's still threatening thousands more structures. i guess at some point, people who have houses in a zone where they couldn't go to were allowed to go back in because certainly there's nothing left. >> it's devastating. >> i heard a crazy stat, it's the driest it has been there in 500 years, and it's really just an awful situation.
the perfect storm, right? >> it's mind blowing, and they have not kept records that long, but they are able to look at different clues to get that statistic, looking at different things like tree rings, layers of oil and that's amazing they can go back and look for clues like that, just to see how significant the drought has been for them. >> thoughts and prayers to the folks in california, that's for sure. >> reporter: we are dry for the rest of the weekend, and it dry. the pope is visiting this week, and then some of the travel disruptions happening for people not to have to worry about major storms or heavy downpours it will probably be a big relief. here. lower manhattan, the empire state building, and you can see one world trade, and the clouds hanging over as the front comes through the area, passing through the city as we speak, and not much in the form of rain, but a few sprinkles over
westchester, and not a big deal. north winds at 12 miles an hour, and the difference will be the feel of the air. temperatures about a handful of degrees cooler, closer to the normal for this time of the year. we are expecting it. upper 70s, and the record for this date set in 1983, and the sunset is before 7:00 tonight. visibility down the jersey shore. limited in belmar and toms river with the patchy fog hanging on there. we will see it lifting by 9:00 a.m. 24 hour temperature change, warmer in spots for ronkonkoma out to hampton bay, and also warmer for northeast new jersey by about 10 degrees, and the same for poughkeepsie. a handful of degrees warmer right now, however, we get into the afternoon, and it's cooler overall. 83 for the high yesterday after a cool start. we don't get that warm today,
but it's going to be just a few degrees cooler, likely upper 70sin most spots. a sprinkle or two pushing off, and the winds will come in up to 20 miles an hour at times. the northerly breeze will feel high. place for the northeast, and that means we are storm free, and it will full down the cool, dry air, and you can feel the events of it into next week. on the futurecast, initializing well, the front pushing out quickly, and allow ing for a beautiful afternoon today, and on monday, we are rain-free again, and clouds hanging out to the east. tuesday is more cloudy, and then temperatures pushing back up. pollen counts low to moderate. ragweed and grass is the main concern. this is the last day of the subway series, and the yankees will play. i don't know why the graphic keeps going crazy.
great day for baseball. 8:05 is the first pitch, and i will give you the advice for going to the game, maybe an extra layer as they wrap up tonight. temperatures are falling fast. 10degrees cooler, and a lot of spots, under mainly clear skies, and you will feel it leaving the ballpark tonight. 75 monday, and here's the accuweather forecast, and we go to 73 on tuesday, and that's the coolest day of the stretch. wednesday is the first day of fall, and then thursday, friday, and saturday, temperature in the 70s. overall this week, we see it transition to 80 or cooler, and i think that's an ease. an easy -- this is not like a shocker. >> it's pleasant, very pleasant. the calendar is changing to fall, and we will see transition in the coming weeks, and also i sympathy the blood test weekends of the entire
early october down the jersey shore. >> the crowds have gone. >> is this a selfie right now? >> i really appreciate the scope of your forecast, amy. >> i get it! and i'm addicted. >> do people watch it on parascope as they are watching us. someone said hello from paris. >> we have global ratings. >> we have are so big. >> sleepless nights for me because i'm getting on parscope. i'm getting that app. addictions.
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get out of the past. get fios. and in upper manhattan, a man led police on a wild chase through the streets on saturday. police tried to pull over a white van, sounds simple enough, but the van took off and headed north. the van hit another car in sugar hill. no one was hurt during the chase. two suspects were taken into custody. the police thought they had a gun, but no weapon was recovered. a new jersey state trooper investigating an accident
became the subject of another investigation when someone vehicle. he was work on a scene on i-78 when an unknown object crashed through the window of his marked suv. the highway was shut down for hours as police searched for empty handed. the driver of the initial injuries. a memorial stands near a virginia lake where a reporter and photographer were gunned down on live tv. >> the community came together to celebrate their lives. vicki gardner was among the hundreds who gathered yesterday. she was being interviewed by alison parker about bringing tourism to the lake when the gunfire broke out. now a memorial is there for parker and adam ward.
opportunity to do exactly what alison and adam and vicki were doing that day, to bring people to the lake. it begins the healing process. >> numbers of people who showed up and people who attended said it helped to see gardner there and hear her message of perseverance. jackie collins has passed away. collins lost here years long battle with breast cancer a battle she kept out of the public eye until recently, writing dozens of novels as you well know including the big hit hollywood wives, and her family said she was a true
welcome back, everybody. it's 7:24 already. yes, moving along. sports time with laura behnke. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. there's nothing quite like the subway series, when the subway series has meaning for both teams. the mets trying to clinch the division, and the yankees have their own playoff lives to fight for. the rematch at citi field. noah syndergaard got into trouble in the 4th. beltran with the 3-run bomb, and that's all they need. pineda holding it down. allowing just 5 hits and the
insurance category in the 6th. that's mccann. 2-run shot. 5-0. the yankees' bull pen pitching well, and bases loaded to end the threat. 5-0, the yankees tie the series. >> every game it's important for us, and i mean yesterday, it was the mentality of going out and scoring a lot of runs it didn't happen yesterday. hopefully today we can accomplish that. toronto scoring 5 runs in the the final frame to get the come- from-behind lead. while the mets lost the number for the lead shrinks if the nats lost, but 5-2, the nationals win, so the mets' magic number is still at 8, and today could not come soon
enough for the giants who will look to put last week's heart breaking loss behind them with the win in atlanta. beeson is doubtful to play. the jets have to wait to get game 2 on. indianapolis took a tough loss in week one to rex ryan's bills, but no one is taking them lightly. >> you don't win the division that many years. in i think they play well. they are expecting the playoffs team come this monday. >> just as he said monday night football, it's the jets and colts. you can catch it with kickoff set for 8:30. that's your morning look at sports, and i'm laura behnke. we are back with you tonight at 5:00. >> thank you, laura. much more ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, including a live look at the top stories. >> three people have been
in downtown brooklyn, and i'm kristin thorne with details coming up. >> okay, kristin, also, we are going to hear from the father of the suspect in the arizona freeway shooting spree, but the father says to authorities got the wrong man. >> meteorologist amy freeze with the accuweather forecast on top of that with eyewitness ne it's not about hugging trees. it's not about being wasteful either. you just gotta find that balance. where taking care of yourself takes care of more than just yourself.
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time warner cable today. and ask how you could get a $300 reward card. call today. welcome back to eyewitness news this sunday morning. you're looking live at lower manhattan, one world trade, and i don't see any boats out in the harbor this morning, but it's going to be a good day to launch one or two or three.
i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. monday has given us a kind september. it's been a nice little run. thank you, mother nature, and of course the person who is really in control, amy freeze. [ laughter ] >> i wish! if i was to take credit for the pleasantries, i would be subject to the complaints. >> you get them anyway. >> , no i push all those to bill. he handles those very well. [ laughter ] good morning to both of you. today is better than yesterday in some ways. humid yesterday, 83 today, a refreshing air mass coming in, feeling nice, and temperatures are going to be in the upper 70s, and already at 71. clouds with the cold front coming through last night, and the clouds kept the temperatures warmer at the surface, and we will start off warmer than we did yesterday morning, and we end up cooler
by the afternoon. there will not be a lot of warm air moving in, and it's cooler dry air from the north. 55 for monticello. 70 for newark, and toms river out of the west, northwest. the northerly wind out of poughkeepsie, and it's a cool, refreshing air mass. and we will see breezy conditions at times. 15 to 20-mile an hour winds are not out of the question. you can see how quickly it scooted out of the west, edging into the the area, and that means sunshine for the afternoon, and temperatures just a little bit above average nor time of the year by a handful of degrees. 74 by 4:00, and the high today 79 in new york city, coming up, the week ahead as we close out summer, and the first full days of fall. toni? >> amy, thank you. we have been following breaking news out of brooklyn. police investigating a multiple shooting that has left three
people dead. kristin thorne is live in downtown brooklyn with the latest. >> good morning, toni, and a will the of detectives are on scene continuing with the investigative work. two people died here result of the shooting, and a third person, a 76-year-old man had also died, and the shooting happened around 2:00 this morning in downtown brooklyn, inside of the raymond ingersoll houses, and we are told the shooting didn't happen inside of the building there is, but in the walkways around the complex, and we are told a 43- year-old man and a 39-year-old man shot in the head. a 76-year-old man was shot in the stomach, and he died at methodist hospital. a man who works nearby heard the gun shots. >> just heard a couple of gun
i saw a lot of cops coming around and stuff. that it was. >> reporter: and no arrests have been made. the nypd says they have taken one person in for questioning. live in downtown brooklyn, i'm kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> kristin, thank you. right now, the greek coast guard is searching for more than two dozen migrant was a an overloaded boat sank off an island off the g.n.c., and that is as the refugee crisis continues in europe. red cross staff met migrants with food and water as they cross into hungary. croatia is accused of breaking international rules when it comes to registering refugees.
in iran to review the nuclear program this is the second visit to tehran in 3 months. the iranian state tv said he is there to clarify the issues of the past and the current program. he's expected to attend a special meeting of a parliamentary committee, reviewing the nuclear deal with world powers. the man arrested in a seriesover freeway shootings said the authorities have the wrong guy. he was charged on saturday multiple counts including aggravated assault and intentional acts of terrorism, him. >> now from our affiliate in pheonix, they spoke to his father. >> reporter: this is the man that merritt's family knows, the provider. >> he's a big teddy bear, big, helpful gentle soul. >> reporter: others see his son like this, shackled shooter.
>> we all have our opinions, but for god's sake, this is a life you're destroying. >> reporter: merritt sr. his son's facebook photos are being taken out of context. >> teaching his son at an early age the right process for a firearm, eliminating the curiosity. >> has any one of you commented to your friends or family on facebook about the i10 shooting? -- i-10 shooting? does that make you the shooter? a gun was pawned to support his family, and he believes the paper work was 1990 switched up. he makes no bones about it, someone needs to answer for the freeway crimes, but he says the someone is not his son. >> if my son did this, he
i do not believe he did it, and i will defend his right to be innocent with my last breath. and new this morning a29- year-old man on long island is accused of driving drunk with his toddler in the car. sergio valdez showed science of intoxication at a point in riverhead. he had his 2-year-old daughter in the car at the time along with his wife. he is now facing charges under leander's law. police released surveillance video of the man they suspect raped a homeless woman. the 22-year-old woman said the attack was on 125th street in east harlem on thursday, 5:00 in the morning. she was sleeping on the street when she woke up and found the man sexually say assaulting her. the man is 5'8", and he has
tomorrow a man from tennessee, accused of climbing the brooklyn bridge illegally will find himself in another brooklyn landmark, court. the 21-year-old david carnuch is accused of scaling the the brooklyn bridge to get this selfie, and you can see it there he was extradited from his gnome chattanooga for his first court appearance. the judge released him on his own recognizance. his attorney will continue to fight the case. now problems for passengers headed overseas as the wing of their plane clipped a fence at jfk yesterday it forced virgin atlantic to cancel the london- bound flight. there was a miscalculation as gate. the airline got passengers off and put them on other flights. >> coming up next on eyewitness news sunday morning a little
with a group ofhearted-working k-9s, much to the appreciation of their handlers. we will have more on that. back live to havana, cuba, where pope francis will have some of my competitors plan to reduce the use of antibiotics over the next few years. but what are you having for dinner tonight? try perdue simply smart and harvestland . two trusted perdue brands of chicken raised with
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7:41. dozens of swimmers took to the water off florida to raise money for the light house repairs. the light houses off the florida keys are not in use anymore because the boats have gps systems, but the six structures have historical value, and they are, to put them in working shape. >> that's exciting. >> i know. we saw the video of the food, and i was hungry, and now i see that video, and i was the vacation.
>> you're a jersey girl, but you're a floridan. >> that made you home sick? >> no. i love it for vacation. >> people squeezing in vacations this month. >> haas what michelle is doing, that's why i'm here. >> i can't hate on that. it's pretty in the city from us. the weather is great, and we move around, and manhattan is a little less crowded. it's muggy, but it felt summer like, and a front coming through last night, and it brought a few clouds around. we are starting with the cloudy skies in some spots, and temperatures were held into the 70s in many places. the sun will break out, and our temperatures will remain in the 70s. the north winds at 12 miles an
hour, and the pressure is on the rise. humidity, 61%, and the accutrack, the sprinkles are push together east, and really, there's no chance for rain around here, even with the boundary coming through last night, just very weak, and so we are rain free again today. the 24 hour temperature change, we have starting with the 70s for long island. a lot of places are much warmer this morning than they were yesterday at this same time, and in fact, 10 degrees warmer for poughkeepsie, and 5 degrees warmer in newark, but we will end the day cooler than yesterday. high of 83 yesterday afternoon. looking good there. the sun peeks out, and the temperatures in morristown, the high of 77 expected mid- afternoon, and for the city, going with 79. the high pressure is in control over the northeast. pulling down the northerly winds.
it should look just beautiful. the high measure will hold tomorrow, the cool air from the north will be filtering in. a few degrees cooler tomorrow. kicking off the week, we are looking at 70s until wednesday, and then we could get one 80 before we are back for summer, and no major soakers, and drenching downpours. the forecast is dry through midweek, and in fact, tuesday, even though we have additional clouds around here, mostly cloudy tuesday afternoon. wednesday, back in the 80- degree range, and it will be beautiful for the middle of the vehicle. uv index rating is high. pollen counts low to moderate with the ragweed and grasses the main concern. the yankees are playing tonight, the last of the subway series, 8:05 first pitch. should be beautiful at the ballpark when they play the
overnight low. closing down the game tonight, the last few innings could be cool. you may want an extra layer as you head out of the game. tuesday, 73 and there is is. the first full game of fall. the weather is cooperating, and it's a taste of average. friday, high of 75 and a chance to have fun in your own backyard and with street festivals happening. live it up, even though we are september. so much to do, the weather is cooperating this weekend. >> thank you, amy, thank you mother nature.
as we wind down summer, as we wind it down, prepare to say good-bye. >> all righty. >> this next edition of the community calendar, featuring the soulful refix of another song from rolling stone, and this is by donna. >> summer? >> hot stuff! roll it. >> reporter: the brooklyn book festival with a lively book reading and a fabulous day in the borough of kings. on long island, the 23rd italian experience festival crafts, live entertainment, children's activities, and food. in the bronx, the fall island arts and crafts fair, indulge in the fine arts, wood crafts, body care, face painting, and. many the 9th annual get up and get moving health expo in queens promotes hispanic family
peaches, pumpkin seeds, and cherries i say to the bowl are you trying to temp me? the bowl says "come on down to the land of plenti." yoplait plenti, with oats, flax, and pumpkin seeds. greek yogurt, packed full of goodness. welcome back. it appears garth brooks doesn't just have friends in low places. he also has friends in corn maizes two wisconsin farmers wanted to show their undying love for brooks, and they
creating an 11-acre corn maize featuring the singer and it got so much attention, brooks saw it and he invited them to be his personal guests in milwaukee. unfortunately they can't take any time off, so they can't go. >> you have time for the maze but not to go to the concert? talk about time management! to each his own. this 1961 contract to record a version of my body lies over the ocean, went for $93,750. ringo's signature is not on the the doctor because he had not joined the group yet. their version of my body lies over the ocean was released in
germany. the buyer, whoever put down 100 grand, they have not been identified. >> i still go to flea markets, looking for the big find like that. >> some people strike it rich. buy the old pitchers and take the frame off. you never know. a 9-year-old boy in minnesota, ethan flint, told his family he wanted cash this year for his birthday, but it wasn't for him. he collected the money and presented a hand made check to the local police department to pay for bullet proof vests for k-9 officers, and he was inspired, as you may imagine by his love for dogs. >> we needed him to do something he was interested in and to give back to a cause he believed in. >> i think it's outstanding a 9- year-old would think of that. that's pretty special. >> thanks to everyone who donated.
a big dent in the money needed to make the custom vests for the k-9s, and now he can rest easy knowing he's protecting the dogs who protected his community. >> that's a snazzy generation coming up. it's big dog sunday. >> good morning, everyone. molly caught with her moomoo this morning, sleeping in rob can probably relate. do you a stuffed animal like that, rob? [ laughter ] >> no, i prefer my blankie. >> i knew it was something. good morning to spots. growing up my entire childhood, all i wanted was a dalmation. good luck to the yankees, last of the subway series. hudson sent in by lauren, and then the giants' fan, and
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finally touches down in coup b marking the beginning of his historic trip, and the americans anxiously await his first ever trip to the united states, going to washington, philadelphia, and new york. the pope expressed his excitement with a video message in english. we will be live from cuba this morning. investigators said a suspect's gun led them to four of the i-10 shootings, and the suspect claimed the authorities have the wrong guy. the suspect's father said anyone who believes his son is guilty is a moron. one family's home security intruder captures with what appears to be a remote control.
after a break-in. could this new technology grant criminals easy access to your home. donald trump is on the campaign trail in iowa, even attending one high school's homecoming. >> hillary clinton says she doesn't feel far behind. that's coming up and the weather headlines on gma. see you then. >> sounds like a jam-packed show. we will see you soon. the latest breaking news out of brooke lip. three men are dead after someone opened fire in downtown brooklyn. kristin thorne is live on the scene with the latest details. >> reporter: a lot of the detectives here on the scene are continuing with their investigative work, but three people shot here dead early morning. we are told by the nypd they are questioning one person. this happened at 2:00 this morning inside of the raymond
ingersoll houses, not exactly in the buildings but around the walkways at the complex. two men were shot in the head, pronounced dead at the scene. a 79-year-old man was shot in the stomach, and he was take tonight hospital, he died early this morning. we are following the developments on this, and we will keep you up to date. as of now, there's been no arrests, but the nypd is questioning one person. kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, we got you on parascope and here in the studio, and the final check of the accuweather forecast with amy. >> real time, it's happening. temperatures in the 70s right now. all of a sunday, i feel self- conscious. clouds are giving away to sunshine. front coming through last night, putting in place a refreshing air mass. look at this shot.
beautiful over the east river, looking calm. compared to yesterday, only a few degrees off the high temperatures, butt air mass will feel different. a lot less humid. expect it to be breezy at times as well. clouds and sunshine. mostly cloudy on tuesday. 73. the first day of fall on wednesday. 80degrees, back into the 70s on thursday, friday, and saturday. we will make the transition soft the seasons on the calendar today, actually this week, and it looks like the weather is sort of giving us a employee view of fall. we will mention tonight, the temperatures fall into the upper 50s, and you will notice that. i think you will feel the difference in the atmosphere by early monday morning. >> thank you, amy. >> we are parascope addicts. >> people think it's really need to see it from this side. >> reporter: okay, behind-the- scenes view. >> beautiful! >> that will do it for this edition of eyewitness news sunday morning. i'm toni yates.